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Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer: Part II: Recent Changes in Prostate Cancer Trends and Disease Characteristics

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/cncr.31549

Looks at recent trends in prostate cancer incidence rates and the relationship to PSA test usage.  From the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent and private partners.

 

Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer: Part I: National Cancer Statistics

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/cncr.31551

Provides annual update on cancer occurrence and trends in the U.S.  Overall cancer incident rates from 2008 to 2014 decreased by 2.2% per year for men but were stable among women.  Includes links to more detailed statistics.  From the National Cancer Institute, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevent and private partners.

 

An Analysis of the President’s 2019 Budget

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Statistics

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/reports/53884-apb2019.pdf

Examines how the administration’s proposed budget would affect the federal deficit over the next decade.  Estimates the cumulative deficit would be $9.5 trillion; the administration had estimated the deficit would by $7.2 trillion.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

DOJ/OIG Releases Report on Various Actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in Advance of the 2016 Election

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Presidency,Telecommunications/Internet

https://oig.justice.gov/press/2018/2018-06-14.pdf

Press release and report summary of the report of Inspector General Michael Horowitz on events prior to the 2016 presidential election.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Justice

 

A Review of Various Actions by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Justice in Advance of the 2016 Election

Categories: Elections/Campaigns,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Presidency,Telecommunications/Internet

https://www.justice.gov/file/1071991/download

The 500 page report of the Inspector General of the Justice Department about the actions of the FBI and Justice Department prior to the 2016 presidential election.  Accuses former FBI Director James Comey of engaging in “ad hoc decision making” in reopening the investigation of Clinton’s emails “even if it meant rejecting longstanding Department policy or practice.”  Offers nine recommendations for remedying problems uncovered by the investigators.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Justice

 

Census Bureau Reveals Fastest-Growing Large Cities

Categories: Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2018/estimates-cities.html

Press release on how 8 of the 15 U.S. cities with the largest population gains are in the South and 3 of the top 5 in Texas.  Among the cities with the largest gains: San Antonio, Phoenix, Dallas, Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Charlotte.  From the Census Bureau

 

Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, 2017

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Guns,Statistics,Traffic Accidents

https://ucr.fbi.gov/leoka/2017

93 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents during 2017, 46 from “felonious acts” and 47 in accidents. Also includes demographic characteristics of officers killed and details about circumstances behind deaths.  From the Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Multifactor Productivity Trends in Manufacturing: 2016

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/prod5_05162018.pdf

Reports that productivity declined by 3.2% in 2016, the largest annual decline since the series began to be tracked in 1987.  14 of 18 manufacturing industries experienced productivity declines.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

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